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Downstream Oil and Gas Activities

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  • $495 million award from Exxon in Balto. Co. gas spill could grow

    A Baltimore County jury has ordered Exxon Mobil Corp. to pay more than $495 million to compensate a group of Jacksonville families and businesses for claims of lost property value, emotional distress and medical monitoring resulting from a 2006...
  • Damages in Balto. Co. Exxon leak suit rise to $1.5 billion

    Baltimore County jurors returned a verdict for punitive damages against ExxonMobil Corp. on Thursday that raises the total award stemming from an underground gasoline leak in 2006 to more than $1.5 billion, a figure that a plaintiffs' lawyer says could...
  • Home from Paris

    Coming home after a week in Paris with my niece feels like trying to swim to the surface in a pool of pea soup. Coming up is tedious and slow. I cannot see all that needs doing.   First there’s extreme fatigue. After walking miles and miles in 95-...
  • Man charged in fatal stabbing of Public Works employee

    A 28-year-old man has been charged in the March stabbing death of a 24-year-old man who police say was followed after a dispute at a Woodlawn night club. Court records show that Terrence Fitzhugh of the 4700 block of Amberley Ave. was arrested and...
  • Herbert V. Sevier

    Herbert V. Sevier
    Herbert Vincent Sevier, a retired Baltimore County police officer who received a commendation for his role in capturing a bank robber, died of pulmonary failure Sept. 5 at Franklin Square Hospital Center. The Essex resident was 79. Born in Baltimore...
  • Gas promotions at retail stores: Cheap Trick Thursday

    Gas promotions at retail stores: Cheap Trick Thursday
    Gas prices are definitely lower but not as low as they were last summer, which is why some retailers --- even Walmart --- have started offering gas discounts to their customers. Now, most Consuming Interests readers are probably not taking advantage of...
  • Aberdeen council approves preliminary plans for gas station in county wellhead area

    After about an hour of debate and internal division Monday night, Aberdeen's city council approved preliminary plans for a Royal Farms gas station in Harford County's wellhead protection area. Councilwoman Ruth Ann Young proposed tabling the vote until...
  • Shoppers seek gas savings at the supermarket

    Shoppers seek gas savings at the supermarket
    Faith E. Wachter doesn't normally spend as much as $17 on shampoo in a single shopping trip. But by stocking up on haircare products recently, the Ellicott City resident saved more than $4 on gasoline for her car — and just in time for a drive to...
  • Mother describes carjacking, jumping out with son

    Mother describes carjacking, jumping out with son
    For about 40 miles, Elsya and her 20-month-old son were trapped in a car with a stranger at the wheel. With the back doors unhitched and flapping, and speeding at more than 100 miles per hour, she says, the strange man threatened her, wielded a shard of...
  • Police seek identity of Columbia lottery ticket robber

    In the early morning hours of July 1, a man wearing a red bandana over his face and the words "Police Explorer" printed on the back of his shirt, robbed a Columbia gas station at gunpoint and stole not only cash, but lottery tickets, too.. Not one or...
  • Carjacking suspect ordered held without bail

    A District Court judge in Rockville ordered a man held without bail Friday after police charged him with carjacking a woman and her 20-month-old son from a Baltimore gas station and leading state police on a high-speed chase that ended on the Capital...
  • Bel Air gas station attendant shot during robbery

    An Exxon gas station attendant in Bel Air was shot during an armed robbery late Saturday night, according to Harford County police. At about 11 p.m., a suspect entered a gas station at 600 W. MacPhail Road with a black handgun and shot the attendant,...